KCET 2011 PROGRAMMING - CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Effective January 1, 2011 KCET will be the largest independent public television station in the United States. KCET's plan is to become the media partner for the many diverse, creative voices in their community and provide Southern California with a fresh perspective with new programming. To that end, KCET welcomes your completed and finished programs and your ideas. All content must be cleared for distribution worldwide, in any and all media, including, without limitation, electronic media and the world wide web, in perpetuity.
KCET's priorities in reviewing projects are:
- Fully-funded completed programs
- Fully-funded uncompleted programs
- Fully-funded concepts
- Partially-funded programs
- Partially-funded concepts
- Unfunded concepts.
For more information, please visit the KCET website at: www.kcet.org/about/submissions.html
TRIBECA ALL ACCESS - SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN
Deadline: December 8, 2010
Tribeca All Access (TAA) supports directors and screenwriters from traditionally under-represented communities in the film industry by serving as a year round networking and career development forum that provides access to industry representatives looking for new projects in development. Each year , a diverse group of emerging and established filmmakers are selected from an open call for submissions to participate in a series of workshops and panels, before pitching their narrative scripts or documentary works-in progress in a series of one-on-one business meetings with industry executives during the Tribeca Film Festival.
For more information, please visit the website at: www.tribecafilminstitute.org/taa
ITVS FUNDING DEADLINES
INTERNATIONAL CALL - Deadline: December 10, 2010
International Call provides production funds for single non-fiction television programs that bring international perspectives, ideas, events and people to U.S. television. This initiative is for non-U.S. producers who are citizens of a different country and live outside the U.S.
OPEN CALL – Deadline: January 15, 2011
Open Call provides completion funds for single nonfiction public television programs on any subject, and from any viewpoint. Projects must have begun production as evidenced by a work-in-progress video. Open Call funding is only available to independent producers who are citizens or legal residents of the U.S. and its external territories
For more information, please visit the ITVS website at: www.itvs.org
BRINGING HOME THE WORLD: INTERNATIONAL REPORTING PROGRAM
FOR MINORITY JOURNALISTS - CALL FOR ENTRIES
Deadline: December 13, 2010
Over the years, minority journalists have had few opportunities to work as foreign correspondents. At the same time, minority communities rarely receive coverage of global issues that directly affect their lives. This program aims to level the playing field, sending well-briefed minority journalists overseas to report on important issues that resonate in their communities.
For more information, please visit: www.icfj.org
PACIFIC PIONEER FUND – CALL FOR ENTRIES
Deadline: December 15, 2010
The purpose of the Pacific Pioneer Fund is to support emerging documentary filmmakers. The term "emerging" is intended to denote a person committed to the craft of making documentaries, who has demonstrated that commitment by several years -- but no more than ten -- of practical film or video experience. Limited to organizations anywhere in the US, certified by the IRS as "public charities", which undertake to supervise any project for which individuals receive funds, and to control the selection of individual recipients of funds. The fund does not provide support for endowments, building campaigns, accumulated deficits, or ordinary operating budgets, or make grants to individuals. The fund does not support instructional or performance documentaries or student film projects. Filmmakers are eligible for only one grant from the Pacific Pioneer Fund during their careers.
For complete information, please visit the Pacific Pioneer Fund website at www.pacificpioneerfund.com
PBS - INVITATION TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL TO CREATE MATH DIGITAL LEARNING OBJECTS
Deadline: December 17, 2010 5pm EST
PBS invites public media producers to respond to a Request for Proposals to develop math digital learning objects for research and evaluation with the New York City’s Department of Education School of One. Three producers will be selected to participate in a pilot of the PBS Digital Learning Object Academy – an initiative to develop a platform for public media content creators to develop a library of engaging and innovative digital learning objects (DLOs). The first Academy, which will take place in February 2011, will focus on the creation of a collection of 6th grade math DLOs to be integrated and tested with students enrolled in the School of One schools in Fall 2011. Awards will be announced on January 7, 2011.
To access the RFP and related documents, please visit the PBS Digital Learning Library On-Board site at:
POV - DIVERSE VOICES PROJECT – CALL FOR ENTRIES
Deadline: January 14, 2011
Diverse Voices Project is supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private non-profit corporation funded by the American People. POV's Diverse Voices Project will provide co-production funding, mentorship, and a national broadcast on POV to documentary directors and producers from communities typically underrepresented in the mainstream broadcast media. Projects funded by DVP will be broadcast in POV's 2012 or 2013 Season.
For more information, please visit: www.pbs.org/pov/filmmakers/diverse-voices-project.php
POV - PROJECT VOICESCAPE – CALL FOR ENTRIES
Deadline: January 14, 2011
Adobe Youth Voices, PBS and POV are searching for the next generation of documentary filmmakers! Project VoiceScape welcomes good ideas, films-in-progress or completed short films made by aspiring filmmakers in grades 7-12. The program provides mentorship to young filmmakers and showcases their work on a variety of PBS/POV related media. Fifteen young people will be selected for Project VoiceScape and will be honored in June 2011 at a ceremony in Washington, DC.
For more information, please visit: www.pbs.org/pov/filmmakers/voicescape.php
BAVC PRODUCERS INSTITUTE FOR NEW MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES – APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE
Deadline: January 17, 2011, 5pm PST
The Producers Institute for New Media Technologies is a ten-day residency for eight creative teams (independent producers or public broadcasters) with a shared goal of developing and prototyping a multi-platform project inspired by, or based on a significant documentary project. The intention of the Institute is to develop socially relevant media projects for emerging digital platforms. Producers participate in high-level industry roundtables, intense one-on-one project development with technical mentors, new media storytelling workshops, and hands-on prototyping of their ideas. The participants adapt and develop film, video, and audio content for delivery using a range of interactive formats, including but not limited to video game applications, interactive, web-based experiences, mobile streaming, multi-user communities, and new educational software.
For more information, please visit the BAVC website at: www.bavc.org